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Hybrid genetic algorithms for feature selection

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3 Author(s)
Il-Seok Oh ; Div. of Electron. & Comput. Eng., Chonbuk Nat. Univ., Jeonju, South Korea ; Jin-Seon Lee ; Byung-Ro Moon

This paper proposes a novel hybrid genetic algorithm for feature selection. Local search operations are devised and embedded in hybrid GAs to fine-tune the search. The operations are parameterized in terms of their fine-tuning power, and their effectiveness and timing requirements are analyzed and compared. The hybridization technique produces two desirable effects: a significant improvement in the final performance and the acquisition of subset-size control. The hybrid GAs showed better convergence properties compared to the classical GAs. A method of performing rigorous timing analysis was developed, in order to compare the timing requirement of the conventional and the proposed algorithms. Experiments performed with various standard data sets revealed that the proposed hybrid GA is superior to both a simple GA and sequential search algorithms.

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IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence  (Volume:26 ,  Issue: 11 )